Recently, the Dayton Debate Team competed at the West Hardin Student Congress Meet. Congressional Debate is a mock legislative assembly competition where students draft proposed laws and resolutions. Five Dayton Debaters earned medals. Devon Conyers in the varsity division was 2nd in his chamber. In the novice division, Senior Austin Shumaker and sophomore Eric Silva placed fourth in their respective chambers. Freshman Angelica Rodriguez took third place in her chamber. Sophomore Juan Coreas earned an impressive first-place medal in his first ever debate tournament. Dayton Debate Coach is James Kingsmill.